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    Question A question on "flowers"

    Hello,

    You usually say "a bunch of flowers" or "a bouquet of flowers". What do you call only one flower? For instance, can we say "a branch of Roses"?

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    Re: A question on "flowers"

    "A flower" is simple.

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    Re: A question on "flowers"

    Not a teacher

    If you want to refer to a single flower I think a bit of name calling would be quite in order. So I would say 'a rose', 'a tulip', 'a daffodil' or whatever flower I wanted to talk about.

    By the way, 'branches' is something you find on trees. With flowers 'a stem' or 'a stalk' would be a more appropriate word to use.

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    Re: A question on "flowers"

    You'll also hear 'He wore a single rose in his buttonhole'.

    Rover

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    Re: A question on "flowers"

    O many thanks for your answers. I am glad to get your prompt answers.
    Thank you

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    Re: A question on "flowers"

    Quote Originally Posted by Ever Student View Post
    O many thanks for your answers. I am glad to get your prompt answers.
    Thank you
    You could have said it with flowers.

    Only joking!

    You are very welcome.

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    Re: A question on "flowers"

    Single stem + name of flower is sometimes used. You can buy a single stem rose here, for instance: Single Stem Rose With Vase *FREE SHIPPING*

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    Re: A question on "flowers"

    Thanks a lot.

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